Grits & Gravy tonight!

August 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

Since Black Market can’t host amplified music at the moment, the Grits & Gravy Soul + Funk Revue has relocated to Rapture. They spun there for the first time last month, and it was pretty fun. Colin and Robin play awesome soul and funk records from the 60’s and 70’s on vinyl while you dance; […]

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last-minute Astronomers reunion at the Southern TONIGHT

August 24th, 2012 · Comments Off on last-minute Astronomers reunion at the Southern TONIGHT · By

Graham says: “Our drummer Dave is back in town, so Astronomers are having a last minute reunion gig at the Southern [tonight]. Doors at 10 PM, music at 11 PM. Nate, Alex, Paul Sebring and I are also going to play our first show as Megaphor since we couldn’t find any other band to play […]

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Smiths cover band as a Tom Carter benefit, plus Acorn Sisters at the Whiskey Jar

August 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

If you follow music news in underground / indie / experimental circles, you may have heard the sad news about Tom Carter of the band Charalambides. Basically, he came down with a pretty serious case of pneumonia while on tour and ended up being hospitalized for several weeks in Berlin.  They’re a good band who […]

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“Tell Your Story While It Still Has You”

August 12th, 2012 · 9 Comments · By

Tonight’s concert at The Garage will be bittersweet; the farewell concert of D.B.B. Plays Cups. David Baker Benson is moving to Ulm, Deutschland with his family, and this will be his last forseeable musical appearance in Charlottesville. I’ve written a lot about David over the years, and it’s always been difficult to accurately sum up […]

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last minute WhateverBrains / Gull show, plus a Derby Dames benefit concert at a Winery

August 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on last minute WhateverBrains / Gull show, plus a Derby Dames benefit concert at a Winery · By

It’s just been confirmed that WhateverBrains and Gull are playing at the Tea Bazaar on Saturday night; this one happened pretty last-minute, the Brains had another tour date that fell through, and Nate-Gull happened to be in town and got talked into joining the bill (at least… I’m like, 70% sure Nate will play the […]

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